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Time and place: May 28, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, Auditorium 2, Georg Sverdrups hus

How does climate interact with existing vulnerabilities and risks? To what extent can we attribute migration and displacement to climate change?

Photo of Attila Lindner
Time and place: May 28, 2018 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Attila Lindner is an Assistant Professor at University College London.

Time and place: May 28, 2018 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Salen, ZEB

Benjamin D. Piekut (Cornell University) will be giving a talk on "The Vernacular Avant-Garde."

Time and place: May 29, 2018 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Lecture by Professor Dr. S.K. Solanki, Director and Scientific Member at Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research.

Photo: Nadia Frantsen/UiO
Time and place: May 31, 2018 - June 1, 2018, Helga Engs Hus, Auditorium 3

This two-day round-table aims to bring an international group of leading female scholars to Oslo to discuss their current positions and inform younger scholars about the choices, rewards, and challenges such leadership posts entail.

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Time and place: May 31, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Valerie A. Ramey is a Professor of Economics at UC San Diego. She will present a paper entitled "What Have We Learned from the Renaissance in Fiscal Research?".

Time and place: May 31, 2018 2:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Aud 4 Eilert Sundts Hus, Blindern

The symposium will explore differing conceptions of love in the Western cultural context. Speakers are Simon May (Kings College, London) as well as Unn Falkeid and Christian Refsum (University of Oslo)

Time and place: May 31, 2018 2:15 PM - 5:00 PM, PAM seminarrom 1

In this double Morgenstierne seminar Nicolas Martin and Lisa Björkman analyze defining aspects of Indian democracy

Time and place: June 1, 2018 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foajeen i Georg Sverdrups hus (UB) på Blindern
The Opera Factory invites you to a lunch concert filled with famous arias and ensembles from the Opera repertoire. The ensemble consists of master students from Oslo Opera Academy. Join us in a journey through laughter, tears and burning passion!
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Time and place: June 1, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Joseph Doyle is the Erwin H. Schell Associate Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He will present a paper entitled "Measuring Physician Quality: Evidence from Physician Availability".

Time and place: June 1, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, GM452

Program Spring Semester 2018  

Meetings take place in Georg Morgenstiernes Hus (GM), Blindernveien 31, 0371 Oslo) 

Draft papers will normally be circulated in advance

Time and place: June 1, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, P. A. Munch's house, room 10

The departmental seminar at ILN can offer another exciting invited speaker! This time, we host a talk by Ryan Bochnak out of the University of Konstanz. He is visiting us to talk about future temporal reference.

The event is open for everyone (that of course includes students and researchers from other departments!), and the talk is given in English.

Time and place: June 5, 2018 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus, aud 2

Learn more about Catalonia’s self-determination dream and the response from the EU to the democratic challenge in Catalonia.

Time and place: June 5, 2018 11:30 AM - June 6, 2018 2:00 PM, PA Munchs Hus, Blindern

The South Asia across the Nordic Region (SANR) annual meeting 2018 will be held in Oslo on 5 and 6 June

Time and place: June 5, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Runde auditorium R-105, Domus Medica tilbygg

IMB Distinguished Seminar by Professor Philip Calder

Time and place: June 6, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus: Undervisningsrom 1

Dr. Jane Maienschein is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Maienschein is University Professor, Regents’ Professor, President’s Professor, and Director of the Center for Biology and Society at Arizona State University.  She is also a Fellow at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, where she heads the project funded by the James S. McDonnell Foundation on “Putting History and Philosophy of Science to Work with the Life Sciences.” Maienschein has served as president of the History of Science Society and of the International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology. Author of Embryos Under the Microscope and Whose View of Life?, she is also (co)editor of a dozen volumes including most recently Visions of Cell Biology and The Ark and Beyond.  

 

 

Time and place: June 7, 2018 3:15 PM - 6:00 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68, Oslo, seminar room on the top floor

Welcome to our open summer meeting! This year, China expert Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr from the University of Bergen will give a talk on Xi Jinping's recent ascension to potential lifelong leadership in China. Gåsemyr's talk will be followed by a panel discussion on the impact and development of the #MeToo movement in Asia, with a regional focus on China, India and Japan. With us in the panel are Ragnhild Sofie Selstø, journalist and MA graduate (Chinese Society and Politics, UiO), Moumita Sen, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (UiO) and Elizaveta Zyrenkova, MA student (Modern Japan, UiO). We also announce the winner of this year's "Best MA-thesis on an Asian topic". And, we serve drinks and refreshments.

Time and place: June 7, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Humanities and Social Sciences Library in Georg Sverdrups hus

Want to join us down in the world of books? A group of artists will bring you down to the closed stacks and read aloud from a variety of texts. It's free and open to the public!

Time and place: June 7, 2018 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, Auditorium 2, Sophus Bugges hus

Rakugo - the ultimate one-man comedy. A rakugo performer kneels down during the entire length of the show impersonating various characters. Open for all - subtitled in English.

PhD day 2018
Time and place: June 8, 2018 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and the Science Library invite Ph.D. candidates to a day of motivation, inspiration and dissemination.

Time and place: June 8, 2018 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foajeen i Georg Sverdrups hus (UB) på Blindern

Summer concert with Unikor. Tor Tveite presents today's program. We hope many will find the way to this concert, which ends the season for cultural lunches.

Time and place: June 10, 2018 1:00 PM - June 11, 2018 12:00 PM, GM 652

This workshop presents work that engage with themes from L.A. Paul's work.

Photo of Vasiliki Skreta
Time and place: June 11, 2018 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Vasiliki Skreta is a Professor at University College London.

Portrait of Laurie Paul (Photo: University of North Carolina).
Time and place: June 11, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 152 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Laurie Paul, Eugene Falk Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Professorial Fellow at St Andrews University in Scotland, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Photo of Gianluca Violante
Time and place: June 13, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Gianluca Violante is a Professor of Economics at Princeton University.